Shital Tripathi, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Microbiology

Dr. Shital Tripathi is the Senior Director, Microbiology at Federation Bio. She has more than 12 years of experience leading Industrial Microbiology research, transforming microbial products from research to pilot, licensing, commercialization and clinical-trial stages.

Prior to joining Federation Bio, Dr. Tripathi served as a founding member of the Microbiology Research Team at Assembly Biosciences, a microbiome LBP therapeutics company. At Assembly Biosciences, Dr. Tripathi led complex research projects and teams to create a taxonomically and functionally diverse library of human gut commensals and to rationally select microbial consortia that are intended to target a wide range of diseases modulated by gut microbe-mediated pharmacological and biological mechanisms.

Dr. Tripathi received her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Dartmouth College. She is an author on multiple patent applications, as well as publications in Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM) and The Journal of Bacteriology.